Nov 16, 2022 • 36M

Of Boys and Men

My conversation with Brookings fellow and author Richard V. Reeves

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Tara Henley
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There’s a group of people in our society who are in deep trouble. They lag behind in education and employment — and disproportionately die of suicides and overdoses.

Who am I talking about? I’m talking about boys and men.

My guest on the podcast today says that while this issue has long been taboo, it’s time for a conversation about it, as its impacts are felt all around us.


Richard V. Reeves is a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution, where he directs the Boys and Men Project. His new book is called Of Boys and Men: Why the Modern Male Is Struggling, Why It Matters, and What to Do About It.

Richard V. Reeves is my guest, today on Lean Out. Transcript to come tomorrow for paid subscribers.

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